Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Royal Caribbean Extends Special “Ticket To Adventure” To Drivers Nationwide Who Need A Vacation From Parking Violations

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)There are approximately 214 million registered drivers in the United States, all of whom inevitably find themselves circling the block or lot for a place to park. (more…)

Agents say women smuggled cocaine in bras, girdles while on cruise ship

Friday, June 24th, 2016

Four women were arrested on charges of smuggling cocaine inside their bras and girdles after arriving in Port Canaveral from a cruise, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials said. (wftv.com)

Harmony of the Seas Cruise Ship Forced to Change Itinerary Due to French Strikes

Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas has cancelled a port stop in Marseille due to the general strike taking place in the country today (Tuesday June 14). (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean International to homeport Ovation of the Seas in Singapore

Monday, June 13th, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean International today announced that it will homeport its billion-dollar smartship Ovation of the Seas in Singapore in 2017 for a season, bringing thousands of travellers to the region and injecting millions into the local and regional economies. (etbtravelnews.com)

Royal Caribbean’s Adventure Of The Seas To Undergo $61m Revitalization

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International will debut a robust array of all-new thrills and enhancements onboard Adventure of the Seas this November, including new dual racer waterslides, Cyclone and Typhoon, the popular FlowRider surf simulator, and a children’s aquapark, Splashaway Bay.

Harmony Launches Summer Service from her Homeport of Barcelona, Spain

Friday, June 10th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean International’s President and CEO, Michael Bayley, sends off the cruise line’s newest ship, Harmony of the Seas, as she departs on her inaugural cruise from her summer homeport of Barcelona, Spain this week. (more…)

Video: The Fine Art of Cruising: Royal Caribbean Celebrates The Wonder Of Our World On Harmony Of The Seas

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas features a $6.5 million art collection of more than 3,000 works. Inspired by the theme “The Wonder of Our World, The World We Live In”, artists from around the world – more than 60 countries – created unique pieces to intrigue Royal Caribbean guests and crew, alike.

Thomson Cruises to receive RCCL’s Legend of the Seas in March 2017

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Legend of the SeasThomson Cruises, which is part of the Anglo-German tour operator group TUI AG, will receive Legend of the Seas from Royal Caribbean International in March 2017. (cruisebusiness.com)

Adventure of the Seas to Receive Water Slides, FlowRiders & Izumi Restaurant During Dry Dock

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

Royal Caribbean will add multiple water slides, an aqua park and its popular Izumi Asian restaurant to Adventure of the Seas during the ship’s November dry dock, RoyalCaribbeanBlog.com has revealed. (cruisecritic.com)

Harmony of the Seas: World’s biggest cruise ship’s first voyage was ‘dangerous’ and vessel ‘should’ve stayed in dock’

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Matthew Wickens, of Lancing, West Sussex, paid £1,100 to take his wife Sandra and daughter Sandra, 7, on the £783million vessel – dubbed a ‘building site’ by angry passengers. (mirror.co.uk)

Royal Caribbean’s Empress Of The Seas Arrives Home To Miami

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Royal Caribbean’s Empress Of The Seas Arrives Home To MiamiMiami’s newest hometown ship, Empress of the Seas, arrived to her new homeport today (May 25) after a $50 million revitalization. The ship will set sail on her first sailing on Saturday, May 28 visiting Royal Caribbean’s private island CocoCay, Bahamas and Nassau, Bahamas. (more…)

Interview: Royal Caribbean CEO on Launching the World’s Biggest Cruise Ship

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)In a phone interview, Bayley spoke to Skift about the opportunities that come with a new ship, why being the biggest cruise line doesn’t really matter, pushing into new markets, and descending into the “Ultimate Abyss.” (skift.com)

Six Cruises Added to Ovation of the Seas’ 2017-18 Sydney Summer Season

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Another six cruises have been added to Ovation of the Seas’ Australian summer season of 2017/18, extending its Sydney home-porting by a further five weeks. The news follows last month’s announcement that extra cruises would be added to the new ship’s upcoming 2016/17 season. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean International Indicates Move to Cuba Cruise Market This Summer

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)During a press conference onboard Royal Caribbean’s Harmony of the Seas’ inaugural sailing this morning (May 21,), President and CEO Michael Bayley indicated that the cruise line could move into the Cuban market as early as late July. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas Sails Into Southampton

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Harmony of the Seas (Photo courtesy Royal Caribbean International)The port of Southampton, U.K. was bustling today as onlookers gathered to be among the first to see the world’s largest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, upon her first arrival into port. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery Today of Harmony of the Seas

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International today honored the crew and project team of the new Harmony of the Seas at a traditional delivery and flag changing ceremony in Saint Nazaire, France. (more…)

Voyager of the Seas to be Chartered for Indian Passengers

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Voyager of the SeasThe Singapore Tourism Board (STB) has signed a partnership with Indian travel agency TIRUN Travel Marketing under the recently-enhanced Cruise Development Fund (CDF), according to a news release. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Video: An Innovation Renovation: Royal Caribbean Revitalizes Six Ships

Thursday, May 5th, 2016

In 2016, Royal Caribbean will revitalize six ships in its fleet: Liberty of the Seas, Empress of the Seas, Jewel of the Seas, Majesty of the Seas, Adventure of the Seas, and Radiance of the Seas. Take a look at how these ships are transformed bringing the best of Royal Caribbean onboard.

Royal Caribbean Rolls Out Voom High-Speed Internet to All Ships

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Starting today (May 2), Royal Caribbean is making its Voom high-speed Internet — which is fast enough to stream music, movies and videos — available on all 24 ships in its fleet. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Invests in South Pacific Cruise Infrastructure

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International and senior Vanuatu government representatives marked the completion of Mystery Island’s brand new tender pier yesterday with a maiden visit from the Explorer of the Seas. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Ovation of the Seas’ Four New Cruises on Sale Today

Friday, April 29th, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean International has revealed details of the four new cruises on Ovation of the Seas, which are now (Apr. 28) on sale to the public. (cruisecritic.com)

Couple who vanished from luxury Jamaican cruise two days ago are found alive and ’embarrassed’ after missing their ship

Friday, April 29th, 2016

A couple who were reported missing on a Jamaican island after their cruise ship departed without them are alive and safe, according to relatives. (dailymail.co.uk)

Passengers Forced to Cut Cruise Short After Wave Damages Cabins on Rhapsody of the Seas

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

Forty-four passengers on Rhapsody of the Seas were forced to abandon their cruise vacation after a large wave broke windows and flooded cabins early in the morning of April 25, the first night of a nine-night sailing in the Mediterranean. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean Switches to Tiered Internet Plans

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Royal Caribbean has switched from a “one size fits all” Internet plan to two different options on all ships with high-speed Voom Internet. (cruisecritic.com)

Royal Caribbean kicks-off a multi-faceted consumer promotion, “Ticket to Adventure”

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Launching in May with a summer of Mediterranean sailings from Barcelona, Spain, Royal Caribbean International’s Harmony of the Seas is an unprecedented floating adventure that will surprise and delight guests at every turn. (more…)

Empress of the Seas: Six More Cruises Cancelled

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Empress of the Seas (Currently Pullmantur Cruises' Empress)The transfer of the Empress of the Seas back to Royal Caribbean International continues to take longer than expected as the company cancelled another six sailings, through May 23. (cruiseindustrynews.com)

Royal Caribbean extends contract to cruise out of Baltimore

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Royal Caribbean International will continue sailing out of Baltimore for at least the next four years. The cruise line signed a new deal with the Maryland Port Administration that will extend its year-round departures out of South Locust Point until June 2020. (bizjournals.com)

Royal Caribbean Pulls Out of Brisbane; Four Cruise Ships to Return to Sydney in 2017-18

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Legend of the Seas is leaving Brisbane for good, but Ovation, Voyager, Explorer and Radiance of the Seas are coming back. That’s the plan for Royal Caribbean’s 2017/18 Australian summer season, which opens for sale on Thursday. (cruisecritic.com)

Video: Ovation Officially Joins the Family: Royal Caribbean Expands to 24-ship Fleet

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)There’s a new member of the Royal Caribbean family as the global cruise line officially took delivery of its 24th ship, Ovation of the Seas.

Royal Caribbean Announces 2017-18 Seasonal And Year-Round Itineraries To the Caribbean And Canada

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International invites adventure seekers to discover the vibrant cultural wonders and untamed beauty of the most sought-after Caribbean islands and picturesque landscapes of New England and Canada.

Ovation Of The Seas Broadens Horizons With 11,000-Piece Art Collection As Exotic As Its Destinations

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Ovation of The Seas (Courtesy Royal Caribbean International)Royal Caribbean International’s newest smartship, Ovation of the Seas, is setting sail from Southampton, U.K. this week on her 52-day Global Odyssey visiting exotic ports of call from the Mediterranean to the Far East and beyond. (more…)

Royal Caribbean International Announces Godmother for Ovation of the Seas

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Royal Caribbean International announced that internationally-acclaimed Chinese actress, Fan Bingbing, will be the Godmother for Ovation of the Seas, the world’s newest and most technologically advanced cruise ship. (more…)